How Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly prepped to play comedy duo – Page Six

How Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly prepped to play comedy duo  Page SixSteve Coogan, who’s Stan Laurel in “Stan & Ollie,” learned the character’s catchphrase. “His name was in Santa Monica’s phone book, so when kids rang his …

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The Comedy School: teaching children about knife crime through humour – The Times

The Comedy School: teaching children about knife crime through humour  The TimesIt’s a weekday morning in a north London community centre and two classes of primary-school children are burbling with anticipation about the show they are …

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Worry warrior: Joe List talks comedy ahead of Lorain show – Canton Repository

Worry warrior: Joe List talks comedy ahead of Lorain show  Canton RepositoryStand-up is different than when Joe List first became enamored with the medium as a Boston kid watching the ’80s comedy boom. In those days, many comics …

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Just For Laughs founder charged with rape

The Just for Laughs Comedy Festival founder has been charged with rape and indecent assault.  Gilbert Rozon, founder and former CEO of the Montreal-based festival, was accused by multiple women of sexual harassment and assault back in 2017 and is now being brought up on criminal charges. These two charges come from an alleged event in 1979. After the accusations surfaced, Rozon sold his stake in the iconic comedy brand.

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Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz shine in a deliciously diabolical comedy of palace intrigue – Concord Monitor

Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz shine in a deliciously diabolical comedy of palace intrigue  Concord MonitorIn The Favourite, a deliciously diabolical comedy of ill manners and outré palace intrigue, Olivia Colman plays Queen Anne, who in the 18t…

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‘Alexa, Improvise’ is a comedy show that uses AI fails for laughs – Engadget

‘Alexa, Improvise’ is a comedy show that uses AI fails for laughs  EngadgetIt was 7:55 p.m. on a Saturday night, and I had just arrived at a small improv workshop and stage space in San Francisco’s Mission district. Mere moments after…

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Comedy, music and dance top Baxter festive season line-up | Cape Times – Independent Online

Comedy, music and dance top Baxter festive season line-up | Cape Times  Independent OnlineThe RAW Fest will feature well-known headline acts like Chad Saaiman, Stuart Taylor, Yaaseen Barnes, Amy Jones and Jared Rickets.

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How Gilda Radner changed comedy and helped make ‘SNL’ a cultural treasure – KXLH Helena News

How Gilda Radner changed comedy and helped make ‘SNL’ a cultural treasure  KXLH Helena NewsGilda Radner — one of the most influential cast members in “Saturday Night Live” history — played a pivotal role in shaping “SNL,” forever changing the…

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Comedian Julia Scotti to perform Greenfield show – The Recorder

Comedian Julia Scotti to perform Greenfield show  The RecorderThe Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center may feel like a world away from NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” stage, but the two will soon share the distinction of …

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Comedian Pete George on a roll at Penguins in Cedar Rapids – The Gazette

Comedian Pete George on a roll at Penguins in Cedar Rapids  The GazetteIt’s usually not difficult to compare comics. Surreal comic Demetri Martin is reminiscent of the eccentric Steven Wright. Brian Regan and Jeff Foxworthy are both …

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